China’s electronics sector is suffering under the weight of the trade war, with US exports down significantly in 2019. Photo: AP
China’s electronics sector is suffering under the weight of the trade war, with US exports down significantly in 2019. Photo: AP

China’s electronics exporters desperately look for an escape from US trade war nightmare

  • Exhibitors at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair said American buyers were thin on the ground, with trade war tariffs killing much of the market
  • Some companies have joined the exodus of manufacturers from China to Vietnam, while others are absorbing tariff costs, but trade war fatigue has set in

China’s electronics sector is suffering under the weight of the trade war, with US exports down significantly in 2019. Photo: AP
China’s electronics sector is suffering under the weight of the trade war, with US exports down significantly in 2019. Photo: AP
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